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Lions vs Packers NFL Week Three Capsule



STREAKS 3 of past 5  
COACHES VS. OPP. Jim Caldwell: 2-2 Mike McCarthy: 16-4
LAST WEEK L 16-15 vs. Tennessee L 17-14 at Minnesota
LAST GAME 12/3/15: Packers 27 at Lions 23. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers throws for 273 yards & 2 TDs, including GW 61-yarder to TE Richard Rodgers on last play of game.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/15/15: Lions 18, Packers 16. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford throws for 242 yards & 2 TDs.

Lions WR Calvin Johnson has 6 catches for 81 yards.

REFEREE Carl Cheffers
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Charles Davis, Peter Schrager (Field reporter). Westwood One: Sam Rosen, Ross Tucker. SIRIUS: 135 (Det), 84 (GB). XM: 381 (Det), 227 (GB).


PASSING Matthew Stafford: 53-79-600-4-1-101.2 Aaron Rodgers: 40-70-412-3-1-82.6
RUSHING Ameer Abdullah: 18-101-5.6-0 Eddie Lacy: 26-111-4.3-0
RECEIVING Marvin Jones: 12-203-16.9-0 Jordy Nelson: 11-105-9.5-2
OFFENSE 411.5 278.5
DEFENSE 406.5 316.0
SACKS Kerry Hyder: 3 (T2L) Clay Matthews: 2
INTs Glover Quin: 1 Joe Thomas: 1
PUNTING Sam Martin: 50.2 Jacob Schum: 41.9
KICKING Matt Prater: 14 (5/6 PAT; 3/3 FG) Mason Crosby: 11 (5/5 PAT; 2/2 FG)


LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD aims for 4th in row vs. GB with 2+ TD passes. Passed for 242 yards & 2 TDs in last game at GB…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN had TD catch last week, first with Lions. Became second player in NFL history (TERRELL OWENS) to have at least 1,000 career receptions (1,016) and record a TD catch with four different teams (Az, SF, Bal, Det). WR MARVIN JONES had TD catch in only career meeting (9/22/13 with Cin). Had 8 receptions for 188 yards vs. Ten…TE BRANDON PETTIGREW had TD catch in last game vs. GB (11/15/15)…DE DEVIN TAYLOR had 2 sacks & FF in last meeting. Recorded 1.5 sacks last week. DE EZEKIEL ANSAH had sack in last meeting. LB TAHIR WHITEHEAD had 8 tackles & sack in last meeting at GB. Led team with 10 tackles last week. S GLOVER QUIN aims for 3rd in row vs. GB with INT or FF. Had INT vs. Ten…PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS is 11-3 (.786) vs. Det as starter & has 26 TDs, 6 INTs & 105.9 rating. Passed for 273 yards & 2 TDs with rush TD in last meeting…RB EDDIE LACY has 199 rush yards (99.5 per game) in past 2 at home vs. Det…WR DAVANTE ADAMS had TD catch in last meeting. WR JORDY NELSON aims for 3rd in row with TD catch.  Has 6 TDs in past 7 vs. NFC North. Averaging 110 yards per game with 3 TDs in past 3 at home vs. Det…TE RICHARD RODGERS had 8 receptions for 146 yards in last meeting, including GW 61-yard TD catch as time expired. Has 2 TDs in past 2 vs. Det…LB CLAY MATTHEWS had sack last week. Aims for 4th in row with sack. LB JULIUS PEPPERS recorded FF & sack in last meeting. Had 1.5 sacks in Week 2. Is only player in history with 100+ sacks (137.5) & 10+ INTs (11). CB LA DARIUS GREEN had 6 tackles & FF in Week 2. S HA-HA CLINTON-DIX aims for 3rd in row vs. Det with sack or INT. S MICAH HYDE had sack in last meeting.

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One Response to “Lions vs Packers NFL Week Three Capsule”

  1. BJ Rassam says:

    It’ll be an interesting game between these 2 NFC North teams.

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